Offshore Platform to Begin NatGas Output by end-July

The Oilbird offshore platform built in Trinidad & Tobago will begin producing natural gas some 48km off the island nation by end-July, newspaper Trinidad Express reported.

Trinidad Offshore Fabrication Company built the 2,900-ton, three-deck platform launched last week owned by US oil company EOG Resources (NYSE: EOG). State oil company Petrotrin and state gas company NGC both have interests in the investment.

Trinidad Offshore Fabrication Company is a joint venture between local construction company Weldfab and Louisiana-based Chef Morrison.

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